Opportunities: Previous CfA Postdoctoral Fellows
 
Year CfA Fellow Ph.D. Institution Current Position

1974

Margaret Geller Princeton University Senior Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  John Hearnshaw Australian National University Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Canterbury
  Satoshi Hinata University of Illinois Professor Emeritus of Physics, Auburn University
  Christine Jones Harvard University Senior Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  Chii-Dong Lin University of Chicago University Distinguished Professor, Department of Physics, Kansas State University
  Fredrick Seguin California Institute of Technology Senior Research Scientist, Plasma Science and Fusion Center, MIT
   
1975 Thomas Ayres University of Colorado Senior Research Associate, CASA, University of Colorado
  Charles Lada Harvard University Senior Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  Mark Reid California Institute of Technology Senior Radio Astronomer, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
    
1976 Michael Fall Cambridge University Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute
  John Huchra California Institute of Technology Before his death in 2010, Dr. Huchra was the Vice Provost for Research Policy at Harvard University and a Professor of Astronomy at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  Alan Levine MIT Principal Research Scientist, Center for Space Research, MIT
    
1977 Bruce Draine Cornell University Professor, Department of Astrophysical Science, Princeton University
  Wendy Hagen-Bauer University of Hawaii Professor Emerita of Astronomy, Wellesley College
  Keith MacGregor MIT Senior Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research/High Altitude Observatory
  Peter Vitello Cornell University Scientist, Livermore National Laboratory
  Deborah Watson Harvard University Professor Emerita of Physics and Astronomy, University of Oklahoma
    
1978 Haldan Cohn Princeton University Professor, Department of Astronomy, Indiana University
  Reinhard Genzel University of Bonn Director, Max Planck Institute fur Astrophysik, Germany, Honorary Professor of Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich and Full Professor in the Physics Department of the University of California, Berkeley
  Aubrey Haschik MIT Retired, Haystack Observatory
    
1979 Steve Kent California Institute of Technology Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics; and the College, The University of Chicago
  R. Knight University of California, Berkeley Position not known
  R. London Livermore Laboratory Position not known
    
1980 Mark Giampapa University of Arizona Astronomer, Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
  Steve Kahn University of California, Berkeley Physics Professor, Stanford University
    
1981 Greg Bothun University of Washington Physics Professor, University of Oregon
  David Cooper Oxford University Reader in Physical Chemistry, University of Liverpool
  Keith Olive University of Chicago Professor of Physics, University of Minnesota and Director, Fine Theoretical Physics Institute and Member, Minnesota Institute for Astrophy
    
1982 Graeme Smith Australian National University Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UC Observatories/Lick
  John Stauffer University of California, Berkeley System Scientist, SIRTF Science Center, California Institute of Technology
  Allan Wirth University of Illinois Technical Staff at MIT Lincoln Labs
    
1983 Margaret Graff University of Oregon CFP(R), American Express Financial Advisors
  Scott Kenyon University of Illinois Senior Scientist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  Robert Mathieu University of California, Berkeley Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    
1984 Eric Bloemhof University of California, Berkeley Program Director, National Science Foundation
  Jack Hughes Columbia University Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University
  Jean Turner University of California, Berkeley Professor and Chair, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UCLA
    
1985 Luis Aguilar-Chiu University of California, Berkeley Scientist, Observatorio Astronomico Nacional, Insituto de Astronomia Ensenada
  John Biretta California Institute of Technology Associate Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute
  Larry Molnar Harvard University Professor, Observatory Director, Calvin College, Michigan
    
1986 Keith Arnaud Cambridge University Associate Research Scientist, Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland
  Valerie deLapparent-Gurriet University de Paris Scientist, Institute d'Astrophysique de Paris
  D. John Hillier Australian National University Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
    
1987 Patrick Hartigan University of Arizona Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Rice University
  Barbara Ryden Princeton University Professor, Department of Astronomy, The Ohio State University
  Steven Saar University of Colorado Senior Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
    
1988 Fred Adams University of California, Berkeley Professor of Physics, University of Michigan
  Michael Rupen Princeton University Scientist, NRAO
  Philip Pinto University of California, Santa Cruz Associate Professor, University of Arizona, Steward Observatory
    
1989 Christopher Carilli MIT Chief Scientist, NRAO
  Gary Fuller University of California, Berkeley Professor of Astrophyics, Jodrell Bank Centre of Astrophysics, University of Manchester
  Tadashi Nakajima California Institute of Technology Assistant Professor, National Astronomical Observatory, Japan
    
1990 Dahlia Goldwirth Piran Hebrew University Position not known, Tel Aviv University
  BonChul Koo University of California, Berkeley Professor, Department of Astronomy, Seoul National University
  Jane Luu MIT Technical Staff Member, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  Dimitar Sasselov University of Toronto Professor of Astronomy, Harvard University
    
1991 John Dubinski University of Toronto Adjunct Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto
  Leandros Perivolaropoulos Brown University Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, University of Ioannina
  Somak Raychaudhury Cambridge University Director, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, India
    
1992 Shude Mao Princeton University Director, Center for Astrophysics at Tsinghua University, China
  Michael McCarthy MIT Yoram Avni Distinguished Research Astronomer and Associate Director of the Atomica and Molecular Physics Division, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  Insu Yi University of Texas Korea Institute for Advanced Study
    
1993 Susan Huttemeister Bonn University Lecturer, Astronomisches Institut der Ruhr-Universitat Bochum
  Brian Schmidt Harvard University Vice-Chancellor, Australian National University
  David Wilner University of California, Berkeley Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Lecturer, Harvard University
    
1994 Brian McLeod University of Arizona Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  Joan Najita University of California, Berkeley Astronomer, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO)
  Eve Ostriker University of California, Berkeley Professor, Department of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University
    
1995 Luis Ho University of California, Berkeley Director, University Chair Professor, The Kavli Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University
  Rachel Pildis University of Michigan Programmer, Adgooroo, Inc.
  Uros Seljak MIT Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley
    
1996 W. Neil Brandt Cambridge University Verne M. Willaman Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Penn State University
  Krzysztof Stanek Princeton University Professor, Department of Astronomy, Ohio State University
  Alexey Vikhlinin Russian Academy of Sciences Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
   
1997 Wesley Colley Princeton University Senior Research Scientist, Center for Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis, University of Alabama Huntsville
  Vasilliki Kalogera University of Illinois, Urbana E.O. Haven Professor of Physics and Astronomy, , Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University
  Dimitrios Psaltis University of Illinois, Urbana Professor, Department of Astronomy and Physics, University of Arizona, Tucsson
    
1998 Aaron Barth University of California, Berkeley Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine
  Kevin Luhman University of Arizona Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pennsylvania State University
    
1999 Paul Groot University of Amsterdam Professor, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  John Monnier University of California, Berkeley Professor of Astronomy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    
2000 Jason Aufdenberg Arizona State University Associate Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  Anthony Gonzales University of California, Santa Cruz Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Florida
  Gaitee Hussain University of St. Andrews Astronomer, European Southern Observatory
    
2001 Lisa Kewley Australian National University Professor and Associate Director, Research School for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Australian National University College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
  Travis Metcalfe University of Texas, Austin Senior Scientist, Space Science Institute, Colorado
    
2002 Warren Brown Harvard University Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
    
2003 Irina Novikova Texas A&M University Professor, Department of Physics, College of William and Mary
    
2004 A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2004.
    
2005 Dawn Erb California Institute of Technology Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  Adam Bolton MIT Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Utah
    
2006 Anil Seth University of Washington Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Utah
    
2007 Desika Narayanan University of Arizona Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Florida
    
2008 A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2008.
    
2009 Hagai Perets Weizmann Institute of Science Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Technion, Israel
    
2010 Tassos Fragos Northwestern University Theoretical and Computational Astrophysicist at the Geneva Observatory of the University of Geneva, Switzerland
    
2011 A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2011.
    
2012 Kyle Crabtree University of Illinois, Urbana Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis
    
2013 A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2013.
    
2014 A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2014.
    
2015 Yanjun (George) Zhou Australian National University Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
    
2016 A CfA Fellowship was not awarded in 2016.
    
2017 Sandro Tacchella ETH Zurich CfA Postdoctoral Fellow
    
2018 Charlotte Mason University of California, Los Angeles Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow
 
 

Clay Fellow Warren Brown